David Schonauer

Spotlight: Kate Stanworth Follows a Murga Dance Group in Buenos Aires

By David Schonauer   Wednesday January 23, 2019

Murga is street theatre with an edge. Largely unknown outside of Argentina and Uruguay, murga's combination of dance and percussion attracted London-based photographer Kate Stanworth when she first encountered it in a Buenos Aires park. Later, on an assignment for a Buenos Aires newspaper, Stanworth began following a murga group as it prepared for carnival. "The project looks at how being part of the …   Read the full Story >>

Spotlight: Gabriel Figueroa and the Knotty the Aesthetics of the Female Body

By David Schonauer   Wednesday January 9, 2019

Gabriel Figueroa's series "Nodum" is a study in landscapes. The project matches the landscapes of the female body with the desert landscape of Cuatro Cienegas in the State of Coahuila northen Mexico - one of the few places in the world, Figueroa notes, to have gypsum dunes, warm pools in the middle of the desert and a marble quarry. The work was also inspired …   Read the full Story >>

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